Where to Find Whale Sharks

Where to Find Whale Sharks

Whale sharks are found around the world in tropical and temperate waters.  They have been sighted as far North as New York, and as far South as Tasmania.  The only body of water that seems to be void is the Mediterannean Sea. Where to find whale sharks Although little is known of these gentle giants, […]

How Whale Sharks Feed

Many people might be nervous of the whale shark and it’s size. At six feet wide and several feet deep, its mouth is literally large enough to fit a human inside. Thousands of teeth, in hundreds of rowst line its lower and upper jaw.  These teeth, however, are smaller than an average humans teeth, and […]

Whale Sharks Fed by Fisherman

Whale Sharks Fed by Fisherman

  For a few months now the small Philippine village of Oslob has created quite the controversy. The town’s main attraction is the hand feeding of small shrimps to whale sharks by local fisherman. All this attention has made a once sleepy town into a tourist hotspot almost overnight. Opinions about the controversial feeding vary […]

The Smallest Whale Shark on Record

The Smallest Whale Shark on Record

Early on March 7 a project leader from the international conservation organization WWF and others in the town of Donsol heard that a live whale shark was being offered for sale at a nearby beach. Expecting a stranded giant, the rescuers found instead a 15-inch (38-centimeter) shark leashed to a stake in the mud like a neglected […]